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PDFWAC 246-337-065

Safety and security.

The licensee must protect resident safety and security by developing written policies and procedures that are consistent with the requirements of this chapter and address:
(1) Management of disorderly residents, visitors, or staff.
(2) The safety of residents during transportation, including:
(a) Disorderly residents;
(b) Minimum qualifications for transport staff;
(c) Any additional equipment in transport vehicles to ensure safety such as car seats for infants and children, and first-aid kits; and
(d) Transportation that is safe, reliable, and in conformance with state and federal safety laws.
(3) Smoking, vaping, and tobacco use by residents, visitors, and staff.
(4) Security, including:
(a) Controlling all entrances and exits and accounting for access to and egress from the RTF; and
(b) Conducting resident searches.
(5) Reporting to the department and other appropriate agencies, by the end of the next business day of the incident occurring, serious or undesirable outcomes that occur in the facility including:
(a) Allegations of abuse;
(b) Death;
(c) Suicide;
(d) Injuries resulting in an inpatient hospital stay; and
(e) Disruption of services through internal or external emergency or disaster.
(6) Subsections (2)(a), (4)(b), and (5)(c) of this section do not apply to an RTF in its licensed capacity to provide pediatric transitional care services.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71.12.670, 71.12.684 and 2017 c 263. WSR 19-02-036, § 246-337-065, filed 12/24/18, effective 1/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 71.12.670. WSR 18-06-092, § 246-337-065, filed 3/6/18, effective 4/16/18. Statutory Authority: Chapter 71.12 RCW. WSR 05-15-157, § 246-337-065, filed 7/20/05, effective 8/20/05.]
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